Kvareli Lake Resort

Kvareli Lake Resort

The LTD Kvareli Lake Resort (hotel and restaurant), which is owned by the m-Group, spreads over 300 hectares of beautiful natural landscape in the heart of Kakheti, one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia, East of the small city of Kvareli, beneath the southern slope of Great Caucasus mountains. The m-Group was established in 2005 and currently manages 6 hotel and restaurant objects in Tbilisi and Kvareli, each with a unique concept, targeting various price segments. The m-Group is the leading brand in Georgian HoReCa sector and was the first in former CIS countries to obtain ISO9001:2000 and HACCP certification, with the clear mission of introducing Western standards, ensuring purpose orientation, social responsibility and providing customers with innovations.

The investment project was designed to bring Kvareli Lake Resort into full compliance with Georgian regulation and with applicable EU Directives. The project includes the refurbishment of the buildings and interior to a high standard, whilst minimizing energy consumption, optimizing fire safety and health and safety.

After the successful project verification LTD Kvareli Lake Resort received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • EU Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings;
    • EU Directive 2009/125/EC establishing framework for the setting of eco-design requirements for energy-related products;
    • Directive 2010/30/EU on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by energy-related products;
    • Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer;
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste;
    • Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Loan Amount

€ 1,670,712 (85% of the total investement)

Grant amount

€ 250,607

EU Directives met

Regulations on Building Energy Performance, eco-design, energy consumption, waste and water policy

Invested in

Comprehensive buildingrefurbishment, including energetic, security and safety aspects as well as interior equipment

NEW ENERGY EFFICIENY BUILDING

NEW ENERGY EFFICIENY BUILDING

LTD Capital Club is member of LTD Askaneli Brothers Group, which was established on 18th July 2003. The company owns vineyards in the Guria and Kakheti regions and land plots that house the wine production facilities. The company is already highly export oriented with 94% of products exported to Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, China, Kazakhstan, Poland and others. In order to increase wine production and expand its export activities, the company decided to invest in new state-of-the-art production facilities and equipment. In addition to modern equipment, the company improved its production management standards. To this end a new production corpus was built, which is closer to the vineyard and minimizes the time span from picking of grapes to pressing for wine production. The new equipment installed minimizes the oxidation, due to the fact that oxygen is replaced by nitrogen in order to obtain an inert atmosphere. The new equipment is in line with ISO 22000 requirements. The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit line loan and the company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts or the optimization of the investment.

After the successful project verification LTD Capital Club Trade received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2006/42/EC 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
    • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste
    • ISO 22000 standards and certification for food safety management

Loan Amount

€ 1,696,289

Grant amount

€ 254,443

EU Directives met

Regulations on energy efficiency, substances that deplete the ozone layer, on waste and health requirements for the workplace

Invested in

State-of-the-art production building and production equipment for wine making

Energy Savings

110 MWh/year

GHG Savings

7.68t CO2/year

Energy Saving Ratio

28%

Construction Material Supplies

Construction Material Supplies

LTD Demetre & Company was founded in October 2015 and owns a 34,494 m2 land plot in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia. With the investment the company build a state-of-the-art production facility for building materials comprising a Mobile Concrete Batching Plant, a Stationary Production Line, an Excavator (Volvo EC350DL), a JCB Excavator/Loader, a Hydraulic Hammer, a Hyundai Forklift Loader and a Mobile Impact Crusher. The new plant is fully aligned with the EU requirements and the ISO Standard.

The investment was carried out via EU4Business-EBRD Credit line and as per the credit line terms, apart from substantial loan amount, the company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts

After the successful project verification LTD Demetre & Company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast).
    • Directive 2007/46/EC establishing a framework for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (Framework Directive)
    • Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency

Loan Amount

€ 1,641,731

Grant amount

€ 226,834

EU Directives met

Regulation on energy efficiency, machinery, electromagentic compatibility, vehicles and trailers

Invested in

Concrete batching line, excavators, crushers, forklifts

Energy Savings

446 MWh/year

GHG Savings

165t CO2/year

Energy Saving Ratio

20%

LTD Hotel Telavi

LTD Hotel Telavi

The long history of Hotel Telavi, located in the historic center of Telavi City, in the Kakheti region of Georgia, started in 1937. Later the 100% state owned Soviet style hotel was privatized and acquired by a private firm. The historical building was now renovated and is operated under the Holiday Inn brand. The bulk of building renovation works, purchase of the hotel furniture, electric appliances, health and safety equipment, was financed under the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line. Apart from a substantial loan, the company also received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts and after the successful project verification LTD Hotel Telavi received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

EU Directives met:

    • EEIG-EU standards for Hotels
    • Directive 2014/35/EU related to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament on personal protective equipment
    • Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency
    • Directive 2008/98/EC on waste management

Invested in:

    • Renovation of existing hotel building
    • Purchase of new equipment, furniture and electric appliances

Investment Volume:

    • Investment Cost: EUR 2,914,735.79
    • Loan amount: EUR 2,649,843.61
    • Grant amount (15%): EUR  397,475

LTD Anka Fair Trade

LTD Anka Fair Trade

LTD Anka Fair Trade (AFT) is a hazelnut processing and exporting company, located in West Georgia. The company’s business model is based on added-value supply chain. Since 2013 the company is the leading partner of 1,500 farmer’s certified product supply chain project. Currently 100% of the produced hazelnut is exported to European traders and wholesalers supplying chocolate, bakery and ice cream producers. Aiming to further improve the product quality and increase production, the company built a brand new processing facility and purchased new hazelnut sorting and drying equipment. The investment was financed with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit line loan. The company received free-of-charge technical support from the team of international experts to optimize the investment project and received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cash-back after the successful project verification, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

    • Construction of new processing facility
    • Purchase & installation of hazelnut sorting and drying equipment

Investment Volume:

    • Loan amount: EUR 2,190,292.62
    • Grant amount (15%): EUR 328,543.89

EU Directives met:

    • Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and repealing Directives 80/590/EEC
    • EN 1672-2 (2009) food processing machinery – Basic concepts – part 2: hygiene requirements
    • HACCP Practices implementation
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery

Ltd Herbia

Ltd Herbia

LTD Herbia is an agricultural company located in Tskaltubo region of Georgia. The main operations area of the company is herbs and vegetables production for domestic and international consumption. To meet the growing demands for herbs and vegetables on EU markets, with the financial and free of charge technical support from EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line, LTD Herbia built a new greenhouse, procured and installed fully EU ODS compliant machinery, simultaneously vastly improving production output levels and health and safety standards across the operations. In addition to above stated, after project verification, the company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

    • Construction of new production building and a new green house with heating and lighting system for growing plants
    • Vegetable washing machine
    • Packing Machines
    • Double chamber vacuum packager
    • Vegetable peeling machines
    • Food Dryer Machine

Invested Volume:

    • Loan Amount: EUR 333,160.82
    • Grant Amount (15%): EUR

EU Directives met:

    • Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety and further modifications
    • Regulation (EC) 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs, 29 April 2004 and further modifications
    • Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 establishing a framework for the setting of eco-design requirements for energy related products.
    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
    • Directive 2014/35/EU relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltages limits
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
    • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste

LTD Trans-Alliance

LTD Trans-Alliance

LTD Trans-Alliance Poti was founded on April 17th, 1998. The company’s main business activity is the transportation of goods from Poti Sea port to buyers in Armenia. Products transported are mainly food and agricultural products. Currently, the company owns 26 trucks and 26 semi-trailers. With the aim of increasing the service range, the company took EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line and invested in the purchase of 6 new Euro 5 trucks and 6 new semi-trailers. The new heavy goods vehicles correspond with the European regulations and are therefore fully aligned with energy efficiency standards, resulting in significant environmental improvements especially regarding CO2 emissions. After the successful project verification, the company received 15% of the loan value as a grant incentive, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

  • 6 new units of trucks (Euro 5)
  • 6 new semi-trailer (BENALU) production)

Loan & Grant:

  • Loan Amount: EUR 617,400.00
  • Grant Amount (15%): EUR 90,143.69

Value Added Benefits:

  • Primary Energy Use Avoided: 677 MWh/yr
  • GHG Emissions Avoided: 217 t CO2/year;
  • The project reduces primary energy consumption by an average of 26.5% compared to the baseline

EU Directives Met

Industry Sector Specific Directives

  • Directive 2007/46/EC establishing a framework for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (Framework Directive)
  • Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning type-approval requirements for the general safety of motor vehicles, their trailers and systems, components and separate technical units intended therefore

Energy & Environmental Directives

  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste
  • Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste

LLC Kamp

LLC Kamp

LLC “Kutaisi Auto Mechanic Plant” – KAMP was established on July 27th, 2014 on the basis of former auto mechanic plant of Kutaisi. The main components of the production factory are: machine shop, foundry and quality management laboratories. Currently, mechanical and foundry plants have the capacity to perform the mechanical processing works, casting various size of metal parts. The company produces different types of metal products, such as: mine and ropeway carts, carriages, cab le cars, conveyors and other products for mining, brake pipes, seals for railway wagons, valves and other spare parts for cement plants and machinery. The company took a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan and invested in the purchase and installation of various modern production equipment such as: metals chemical analysis spectrometer, single disk grinding machine and analytical scales. The investment greatly contributed to increased production output and improved health & safety condition of personnel.  As a value-added benefit, the project also resulted in significant environmental improvements. The new production line is manufactured in line with the European regulations and is therefore fully optimized regarding energy efficiency standards. After the successful project verification the company received 15% of the loan value as a grant incentive, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:

  • Metals chemical analysis spectrometer
  • Grinding machine with built-in dust collector
  • Analytical scales of the Newton LS series; Scales MZ

Loan & Grant:

  • Loan Amount: EUR 484,848.11
  • Grant Amount (15%): EUR 72,648.56

EU Directives met

Industry Sector Specific Directives

  • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast);
  • Directive 2014/30/EU relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast);
  • Pressure Equipment Directive (97/23 EC)
  • Directive 2014/32/EU on measuring instruments (recast);
  • Directive 2014/35/ relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits;

Energy & Environmental Directives

  • Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency;
  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste; Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste

LTD Avaza

LTD Avaza

LTD Avaza is a start-up company that was set up for production of paper for various uses such as –hygiene, wrapping paper, packaging, etc. The company took a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan and invested in the purchase and installation of an automated production line and in the repair works of the production building and its surrounding territory. The investment greatly contributed to increases production output, improved health & safety condition of personnel.  As a value-added benefit, the project also resulted in significant environmental improvements. The new production line is manufactured in line with the European regulations and is therefore fully optimized regarding energy efficiency standards. Moreover, it allows the use of recycled paper, which reduces the amount of paper disposed into landfills. After the successful project verification the company received 15% of the loan value as a grant incentive, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

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Invested in:

  • Purchase and installation of the new production line with two color and two layered napkin machine.
  • Construction and repair works of the building and its surrounding territory

Loan & Grant:

  • Loan Amount: EUR 65,928
  • Grant Amount (15%): EUR 9889.20

Value Added Benefits:

  • Primary Energy Use Avoided: 7MWh/year
  • GHG Emissions Avoided: 1 t CO2/year
  • The project reduces primary energy consumption by an average of 20.6% compared to the baseline

EU Directives met

Industry Sector Specific Directives

  • Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of The Council of 17 May 2006on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
  • Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast)

Energy & Environmental Directives

  • Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits.
  • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste

LTD Pelin Global

LTD Pelin Global

Over the past few years fashion design business is experiencing a boom in Georgia. Therefore, investing in the Georgian textile industry has never been so profitable. LTD “Pelin Global” is a fabric manufacturing company, which produces sweaters, pullovers and cardigans, most of which are exported to various foreign markets. Pelin Global financed its new machinery with a EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line loan. The investment will make the company more profitable, product quality increases and the health and safety standards improve, making the company a much safer and more desirable place to work. After project verification, the company received 15% of the loan amount as a grant cashback, funded under the EU4Business initiative of the European Union.

Invested in:
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Invested Volume:

    •  Loan Amount: EUR 1,025,91

EU Directives met:

    • Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of The Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits
    • Council Directive 89/391/EEC of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work
    • Directive 2006/12/EC on waste; Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste
    • Regulation (EU) No 1007/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2011 on textile fibre names and related labelling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products and repealing Council Directive 73/44/EEC and Directives 96/73/EC and 2008/121/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

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